Innovate UK is the UK’s innovation agency, working with people, companies and partner organisations to find and drive the science and technology innovations that will grow the UK economy.
The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is the UK's innovation network and is Innovate UK's network partner, connecting people to accelerate innovation.
With an annual budget of over £500m, Innovate UK funds innovation (through sector competitions, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and other initiatives), connects business-led innovation (through the KTN and Enterprise Europe Network), supports access to European funding (through National Contact Points) and supports access to technical facilities and expertise (though the Catapult network).
This wider Innovate UK family can help get your product or service to market more quickly and de-risk the journey from concept to commercialisation.
If you'd like to learn more about funding opportunities from Innovate UK (and other funders), and how the KTN and other Innovate UK family organisations can guide you to the right support and collaboration opportunities for your business, you can drop in for a chat with Matt Chapman on Thursday 20 April 10am-2pm.
Matt Chapman is a Knowledge Transfer Manager (Medical Technologies and Manufacturing) at KTN. Matt leads on Medical Technology within the Health team, and is also part of cross-cutting activities in High Value Manufacturing and Additive Manufacturing. He joined KTN in 2014 from the National Institute for Health Research, where he was part of the team delivering the Invention for Innovation (i4i) translational R&D funding programme. His background is in engineering and manufacture, originally in the aerospace sector with Airbus.